Ellen M. GebhardtEllen M. Gebhardt, wife of Marvin H. Gebhardt and a former long-time resident of the Grand Forks area, died peacefully at a Jamestown nursing home on May 6, 2013, from congestive heart disease. Ellen was born in New Rockford, N.D., on 11 January 1923, the middle child of seven. She was married to Marvin H. Gebhardt in Fargo in June 1945, and came with him to Grand Forks in the summer of 1947.
The Gebhardt family moved to the Riverside Park area in 1953 and lived there for about 25 years. Ellen was very active in Wilder School PTA, Cub Scouts, and church activities, both as a supporter and small group leader. They raised three sons in their Riverside Park home - David, James, and John.